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Definition 1: speak out against - [verb of communication]

Samples where denounce or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He denounced the Nazis

(denounce is a kind of ...) find fault with; express criticism of; point out real or perceived flaws

"The paper criticized the new movie" "Don't knock the food--it's free"

(... is a kind of denounce ) criticize severely

"He fulminated against the Republicans' plan to cut Medicare" "She railed against the bad social policies"

(... is a kind of denounce ) express strong disapproval of

"We condemn the racism in South Africa" "These ideas were reprobated"

Definition 2: give away information about somebody - [verb of communication]

Samples where denounce or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam

Synonyms for denounce in the sense of this definition

(denounce is a kind of ...) impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event to

"I informed him of his rights"

(... is a kind of denounce ) give information that compromises others

Definition 3: announce the termination of, as of treaties - [verb of communication]

(denounce is a kind of ...) make known; make an announcement

"She denoted her feelings clearly"

Samples where denounce or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He denounced the government action
  • She was stigmatized by society because she had a child out of wedlock

Synonyms for denounce in the sense of this definition

(denounce is a kind of ...) assign a label to; designate with a label

"These students were labelled `learning disabled'"

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